Hans Werner Henze (Henze Hans Werner)( One of the most significant German composers of the period after the Second World War.)
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Biography Hans Werner Henze (Henze Hans Werner)
Born July 1, 1926 in Gц╪tersloh. Original music lessons were interrupted by the war, during which Henze was in English captivity. After 1945 he worked in various theaters, including the artistic director and choreographer in the theater in Wiesbaden, at the same time he studied 12-tone technique of composition A. Schoenberg, under the leadership of its authoritative adherent R. Leibowitz. When subsequently Henze in his work away from the canons dodekafonii, his music was rejected by the zealous shenbergiantsami. Since 1953 composer living in Italy.
Creative luggage Henze includes operas, ballets, symphonies, chamber instrumental loops, vocal works genres. Among enjoyed considerable success operas Henze: Boulevard Solitude (Boulevard Solitude, . 1951) - a modern version of the history of Manon Lescaut, . voiced a mixture of blues, . Jazz and dodekafonii; Elegy for young lovers (Elegie fr junge Liebende, . 1961), . Young Lord (Der junge Lord, . 1965), . Bassaridy (Die Bassariden, . 1966) - grand opera libretto by Charles Kallmana and W. Auden for 63 singers and three orchestras; We will gather at the river (We come to the River, . 1976) and The English Cat (Die englische Katze, . 1985),
. A number of works composed by the orders: so, . example, . Fifth Symphony (1962) commissioned him to New York Philharmonic, . as 'an allegory of music' The Emperor Elagabalus (Heliogabalus Imperator - allegoria per musica, . 1973) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra.,